Margot Robbie stunned everybody when she quietly married her then-longtime boyfriend, Tom Ackerley, in a secret ceremony in Australia again in 2016. Despite by no means saying an engagement, the “Babylon” actor confirmed the information of her nuptials by exhibiting off a photograph of her diamond ring on Instagram. While the pair have been collectively for some time now (since 2014, to be actual), there’s by no means been a lot speak about their relationship, a lot much less who Ackerley is except for being the husband to certainly one of Hollywood’s largest stars.
Over the years, Robbie and Ackerley have been sparingly photographed at business occasions and lead a slightly personal life, solely sometimes mentioning their romance in interviews. However, some folks should still be questioning who precisely Robbie’s husband is. Read forward for all the pieces we find out about him, together with why his spouse as soon as referred to him as “the best-looking man in London.”
He’s Also within the Entertainment Industry
According to People, Ackerley acquired his begin within the movie enterprise by working as an additional within the first three Harry Potter motion pictures, which Robbie as soon as bragged about on “The Graham Norton Show.” “My husband is within the Harry Potter motion pictures. I do know, I used to be like, ‘Had you informed me sooner, we’d’ve been married in a short time,'” she joked.
After his temporary stint on display, Ackerley went on to check movie at Godalming College within the UK and later labored his manner from being a set manufacturing assistant to an assistant director, per the British Film Institute. Some of his movie credit embody 2017’s “Beauty and the Beast” and “Assassin’s Creed.”
He Met His Wife Through Work
Robbie and Ackerley met in 2013 on the set of the World War II drama “Suite Francaise,” the place Ackerley served as a 3rd assistant director, Vogue reported. In a 2016 interview with the outlet, Robbie referred to as her husband — who hails from Surrey, England — “the best-looking man in London” as she recalled her relationship standing after they first met.
“I used to be the final word single gal,” she stated. “The concept of relationships made me need to vomit. And then this crept up on me. We have been buddies for thus lengthy. I used to be at all times in love with him, however I assumed, ‘Oh, he would by no means love me again. Don’t make it bizarre, Margot. Don’t be silly and inform him that you simply like him.’ And then it occurred, and I used to be like, ‘Of course we’re collectively. This makes a lot sense, the best way nothing has ever made sense earlier than.'”
He and His Wife Have a Production Company Together
According to Vogue, the couple run a manufacturing firm collectively referred to as LuckyChap. They began it with two of their buddies, Ackerley’s pal Josey McNamara and Robbie’s childhood greatest buddy Sophia Kerr. Some of their firm’s tasks vary from 2017’s “I, Tonya” — which Ackerley produced — to the upcoming live-action “Barbie” film.
He Helps Robbie Work Through Her Self-Doubt
In a 2021 interview with Daily Mirror, Robbie admitted that, regardless of all of her success, she nonetheless will get nervous when filming new tasks. “I’ve this whole disaster of religion and assume, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m not even good at appearing and I can not do that,'” she informed the outlet. However, she stated it helps her to lean on Ackerley for assist. “Every time I do a film, I flip to my husband and I’m like, ‘I do not assume I can do that,'” she recalled. “He says one thing like, ‘You do that each time. You’ll be positive.'”
He Has a Fear of Snakes
Robbie poked enjoyable at Ackerley’s ophidiophobia throughout a June 2021 look on “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” the place she recalled the time the 2 encountered a snake of their LA backyard. “My husband hates snakes,” Robbie shared. “He’s English. You guys do not have them, clearly, in any respect in England, I assume. But I imply, they’re all over the place! I’m dwelling in LA and there was a two-meter snake simply exterior the kitchen, simply within the backyard the opposite day. [Tom] nearly had a coronary. He was like, ‘What will we do?! Do we kill it?!’ And I used to be like, ‘F*ck . . . no, we do not kill it. Just gently inform it to go some other place.'”
— Additional reporting by Njera Perkins